Sheri Bartz, Business advisor for the Eastern Montana Region

Contact Information

Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
3803 Central Avenue
#A034 City College
Billings, MT 59102

Phone: (406) 223-1854
Email: Sheri S. Bartz


Born and raised on the Hi-Line, and an engineering graduate of Montana State University, Sheri has spent 27 years as an aerospace leader, with a diverse Operations, Research & Development, Project Management, and Engineering background.  Sheri’s career has allowed her to work on multiple airplane, helicopter, and military programs, taking her to Washington, Kansas, North Carolina, France, Oregon and the UK, but her dream has always been to return to Montana.

During her career, Sheri developed a passion for problem solving, creating order out of chaos, and for mentoring our future leaders.  Sheri joined MMEC in June 2019, and is excited to partner with Montana manufacturers.


  • Operational Excellence / Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Employee Management (Attract / Train / Retain)
  • Intellectual Property
  • Leadership Development / Coaching
  • Manufacturing – Composites
  • Manufacturing – Metals
  • Manufacturing – Polymers
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Manufacturing Research and Development
  • Organization Transformation
  • Process Design
  • Product Management
  • Program Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management Systems  / ISO 9001
  • Rate Readiness
  • Risk Analysis
  • Safety Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Total Production Maintenance (TPM)

Education & Professional Background

  • M.S Environmental Studies, Friends University, Wichita KS
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering Technology, Montana State University
    • Minor in Industrial and Management Engineering

Professional Credentials

  • AS9100 Lead Auditor
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Project Management Masters Certificate, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Risk Management, George Washington University